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Lovely place

Visited here on recent trip to Carrickfergus, lovely place for walking the dog but very easy to get... read more

Reviewed July 2, 2018
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Great walk

Looking for some where different to walk the dogs. And found this. Parked in car park on oakfield... read more

Reviewed June 25, 2018
Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited here on recent trip to Carrickfergus, lovely place for walking the dog but very easy to get lost as not sign posted very well. There’s an outside gym which is very good and it has a small stream running through the wood which was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Looking for some where different to walk the dogs. And found this. Parked in car park on oakfield drive. Got lost a few times as there was so many different bridges and paths to follow. And no sign posts. Great place to explore. Will definitely...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Do people know there’s a stupendous tree in Carrick, one that might even be taller than the spire of St. Nicolas Church? I like Bashfordsland wood. From the downhill / eastern entrance its a great walk up through a green glade. This time we made...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

I walk my dogs here nearly everyday. There is plenty of routes to mix it up with them, there is a river that runs through it and makes for some lovely pictures

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Ashleyhouston
Reviewed August 14, 2017

I attend this open green space that has a mix of woodlands, glades, grasslands and small pond habitats on a regular basis with the Friends of Carrickfergus Bashfordlands Wood and Oakfiend Glen Volunteers who meet on the 2nd Saturday every month. Just recently I was...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Nicholas D
Reviewed March 4, 2017 via mobile

Go here every day as it is very close to my home ! It is a lovely place to go to get some head peace and quiet !! If it has been raining better to wear waterproof boots as it's very mucky ! Dogs are...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Edithluc
Reviewed February 16, 2017 via mobile

Lovely natural mix of young and older trees. Great pathways and you can choose your own length of walk but they may vary from half a mile to 3 miles. It can be a bit messy so wear your wellies! Access from Oakfield Road (...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Meg L
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The Prince Andrew Way entrance is not visible from the road. You can park for free at the big complex with the Topaz garage and The Friary, and walk back in the northerly / Whitehead direction to find it hidden in the bushes down beside...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

This is where I go to get some fresh air and chill ! Love the ponds dotted about ! There is an outdoor gym in good working order! The pathways are kept well and are even good enough to run on !

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 846edithc
Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I live a 100 meters from one of the several entrance gates into the woods. The woods lead into the glen, where the various paths lead you around the glen, and over the stream at 3 locations. Depending on the route you can easily walk...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Peter C
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